The Royal Hospital for Children has 266 inpatient beds, 12 day case beds, and handles approximately 90,000 out-patients, 15,000 in-patients, 7,300 day cases and 35,000 A&E attendances every year.
The West of Scotland Paediatric neuromuscular service is supported by the Scottish Muscle Network. The Scottish Muscle Network (SMN) is a national managed clinical network (NMCN) originally established in 1998 with charitable funding from the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign. The SMN is now funded by NHS National Services Division (NSD).
How to access the service
Patients can be referred to the service by a consultant or GP.
Regional Care Advisor
Wilma has been employed as a Specialist Neuromuscular Advisor since July 2008. Wilma works closely with the Scottish Muscle Network for Greater Glasgow & Clyde Area, helping to promote and develop neuromuscular services across the West of Scotland. Her aim is to provide an equal and accessible service for all people affected by muscle disease. Get in touch with Wilma by E: Wilma.firstname.lastname@example.org or T: 0141 354 9204.
Dr Phil Davies
Phil Davies is based at the Royal Hospital for Children Glasgow with QEUH Campus and provides respiratory services for patients with neuromuscular conditions.
Neuromuscular Specialist Nurse
Jen Dunne is a Neuromuscular Specialist Nurse based at Royal Hospital for Children Glasgow with QEUH Campus
Marina Di Marco
Marina Di Marco is a specialist neuromuscular physiotherapist.
Sarah is a specialist neuromuscular physiotherapist providing advice and support to children and their families who are affected by a neuromuscular diagnosis and is based at the Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow.
Susanne is a specialist neuromuscular physiotherapist.
Rachel is a specialist neuromuscular dietitian providing nutritional advice and support to children and their families who are affected by a neuromuscular diagnosis and is based at the Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow
Other key people in the team can be found: www.smn.scot.nhs.uk
Clinics are held at Outpatient Department within Royal Hospital for Children, QEUH Campus
- Nurse Led Northstar Clinic
- Transition clinic held twice a year
- Neuro-respiratory clinic held monthly
- Undiagnosed condition clinic
- Nurse Led CMT Review Clinic